Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students

Identifying and applying for potential post-graduate funding sources requires a significant amount of time and effort. The information presented here provides a starting point for navigating this process. 

Scholarship and Other Award Resources (S.O.A.R) Database

Use the S.O.A.R Database to identify scholarship and fellowship opportunities. Please note that the opportunities listed are only an introduction to those available. Be sure to also check the websites of the professional organizations in your field to identify funding resources.

Additional funding resources/information:

How-To Guides

How to Write A Grant or Fellowship Proposal
How to Fund Your Graduate School Education 

Recent Award Recipients

Undergraduate

2015 - NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient, Raymond Futia '15

2015 - Barry Goldwater Scholarship Recipient, Brandon Pereyra '16

2015 - Barry Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention, Caleb Donovick '16

2015 - Fulbright Teaching Assistantship, Monique Saastamoinen '15, Malaysia

2015 - Fulbright Teaching Assistantship, Carys Coates Martin '15, Germany

2015 - Fulbright Study/Research Grant, Donovan Borger '15, Ireland

2014- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Bill Wang '15, Denmark

2014- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Zak Seghrouchni '15, Dubai

2014- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Aimee Mun '14, Korea

2014- Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Turkey, Lauren Ross-Hixson '14

2014- Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Germany, Michael Snow '14

2014- Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Georgia, Dorothy Manevich '14 

2014- Critical Language Scholarship for Punjabi- U.S. Department of State, Kevin Acker (Chinese & Economics)

2014- Critical Language Scholarship for Bangla/Bengali- U.S. Department of State, Tasfia Rahman (Classics, Anthropology & Medieval Studies)

2014- Critical Language Scholarship for Arabic- U.S. Department of State, Daniel Dellapenta (Arabic & Political Science)

2014- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Alyssa Gutierrez '15, Italy

2014- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Eduardo Contreras '15, France

2014- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Edric Chung, '15, China

2013-Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Leah Ferentinos, '14, United Kingdom

2013 - United University Professions College Scholarship, Rebecca Lang, '15

2013 – Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Kasey Kelly '14, Turkey

2013 – 2015 Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), Patricia Martone '15

2012 – 2013 Association of SUNY Council Members and College Trustees Excellence Scholarship, Alexander Hantman '13

2013- Fulbright Study/Research Grant, Robert Sandberg '13, Italy

2013- Fulbright Summer Institute at King's College London, Samantha Birk '15

2013- Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Spain, Anika Michel '13

2013- Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Taiwan, Christie Hackett '12

2013- Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Turkey, Samantha Bolan '13

2013- Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, India, Christine Purdy '13

2013- Barry M. Goldwater Honorable Mention, Yehudah Pardo '14

2013- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention, Kerensa Crump, '13

2012- National AIDS Memorial Young Leaders Scholarship Recipient, Emmanuella Murat

2012 – 2013 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Soe Naing '14, Singapore

2012 – 2013 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Nicholas Rando '14, France

2012 – 2013 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Brittany Sanford '15, Japan

Freeman Award for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) Scholarship, Brittany Sanford '15, Japan

2012- American Political Science Association Minority Fellowship, Vanessa Quince '12

2012- American Political Science Association Minority Fellowship, Diane Wong '12

2012- Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Recipient, David Bassen '13

2012- Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Recipient, William Marsiglia '13

2012- Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship – U.S. Department of State, Korea, Dana Baptiste '13

2012- Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship – U.S. Department of State, South Africa, Delmar Dualeh '13

2012- Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship – U.S. Department of State, United Kingdom, Damandeep Kaur '13

2012- Critical Language Scholarship for Russian – U.S. Department of State, Christine Hubbard '12

2012- Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Moldova, Gabriella Gallus '12

2012- Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Bulgaria, Maeve Murray '12

2012- Fulbright Summer Institute at University of Durham, Tasfia Rahman '14

2012- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipients, Matthew Magnani '12, Emily Greene '11, Daniel McCurry '11, Raul Leal '10, and Ryan Capobianco '09

2012- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention, Jared Schmitz '12, Jacqueline Tello '11, Brendan Lainhart '10, Ian Silverman '10, Tommy Vo '10

Graduate

2015 - Mount Vernon Research Fellowship Recipient, Kenneth Allen Lane, Phd Student

2015 - NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient, Katherine Frost, Graduate Psychology Student

2013- Fulbright Research Grant, Bangladesh, Anders Bjornberg (Sociology)

2012- Association for Asian Studies, Annual Conference Travel Grant for Graduate Students, Chunghoon Shin (Art History)

2012- Critical Language Scholarship for Bangla/Bengali – U.S. Department of State, Anders Bjornberg (Sociology)

2012- Critical Language Scholarship for Indonesian – U.S. Department of State, Brian Zbriger (Sociology)

2012- Fulbright Academic Grant, Malaysia, Brian Zbriger (Sociology)

2012- Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellowship for Individual Research, The Newberry, Chicago, Laine Little (Art History)

2012- SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship, Susan Vanek (Anthropology)

2012- University of Michigan, Asia Library Travel Grant, Nam Center for Korean Studies, Young-Sin Park (Art History)

2012- Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, Helena Rubenstein Fellow, Angelique Szymanek (Art History)

Last Updated: 1/7/15